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An Apology From The I.R.S.

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Bro. Curtis, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. Bro. Curtis

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    Concerning Civil Asset Forfeiture, which I have shown our new A.G. nominee just loves…..

    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wire...izing-bank-accounts-small-businesses-28891481

    Pressured by Congress, the IRS said Wednesday it is changing its policies and apologizing for seizing banks accounts from otherwise law-abiding business owners simply because they structured bank transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements.

    Their alleged crime: routinely making bank deposits of less than $10,000. That allowed the business owners to avoid reporting requirements designed to catch drug dealers and money launderers.

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told Congress that the IRS is changing policies to prevent the seizures, as long as the money came from legal means.

    "To anyone who is not treated fairly under the code, I apologize," Koskinen told the House Ways and Means oversight subcommittee. "Taxpayers have to be comfortable that they will be treated fairly."…..
     
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    A hollow apology.
     
  3. Aaron

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    I don't want an apology. I want justice.
     
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